At the State House today, both sides of the gun debate were ready for battle.
A thunderous round of applause and a standing ovation greeted the news Wednesday night that a proposed town bylaw to restrict some assault weapons was going to be officially withdrawn.
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Many cops and conservatives agree, and those who don’t are getting relegated to the fringe.
Without waiting for Congress, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping $500 million program to curb gun violence.
Throwing a bunch of executive orders at the problem instead of beginning the long, hard job of promoting personal responsibility in all corners surely isn’t going to get us anywhere.
The New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police plans to give away 31 firearms, including several semi-automatic weapons, in a raffle to raise money for a youth training academy.
A Worcester firefighter is facing dozens of charges. Police say he was stalking his estranged wife and had an arsenal of weapons.
The ban, approved 196-153, ends at the doors to the chamber, which mean lawmakers and the public can carry weapons elsewhere in the Statehouse complex.
Some 1,000 United Synagogue Youth students turned out in Copley Square Wednesday to advocate against gun violence.